Richard and Annette Rush will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 12.

Richard and Annette Rush will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 12.

They were married Nov. 12, 1961, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Marion, Ohio.

Mrs. Rush is the former Annette Meister and graduated from Claridon High School in Marion. She is retired from Southwestern City Schools as a cook.

Mr. Rush is a native of Cardington, Ohio, and a graduate of Ohio State University. He retired from the U.S.D.A. Soil Conversation Service in Columbus in 1994 after 37 years.

They have one daughter, Laura Rush of Grove City.

The couple has traveled all over the world since retirement and is active in their church, YMCA and LifeCare Alliance.

An open house celebration will be held in their honor on Sunday, Nov. 13, from 1:30 to 4 p.m. in the Family Life Center at St. John's Lutheran Church, Grove City.